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Miami Hurricanes vs. Virginia Tech Hokies Preview and Prediction

The Hurricanes and Hokies meet on Thursday night in Blacksburg.
Miami Hurricanes vs. Virginia Tech Hokies Preview and Prediction 2016

The ACC’s Coastal Division once again features a tight battle at the top, but some clarity in the pecking order could be established by Thursday night, as Virginia Tech hosts Miami in a critical game for positioning and division title hopes.

Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 8

Picks for every CFB game in Week 8.
Predictions for Every College Football Game in Week 8 2016

College football’s Week 8 slate is the official start of the second half of the season, and the action begins on Thursday night with three matchups. Miami travels to Virginia Tech for a key ACC Coastal Division matchup, while Boise State hosts BYU in a game that can certainly help boost the Broncos' overall resume for the top

College Football Podcast: The Week 8 Preview

Alabama hosts unbeaten Texas A&M on Saturday.
College Football Podcast: The Week 7 Preview

Athlon Sports' Braden Gall and Mitch Light preview Week 8 in college football.

 

- Texas A&M and Alabama go head-to-head in a Top 10 showdown of unbeatens. But should the Aggies even show up? 

 

- Two other ranked matchups make the SEC West the focus of Week 8 nationally.

 

- Wisconsin visits Iowa while Ohio State heads to Happy Valley in the Big Ten.

 

Connecticut Huskies 2016-17 Basketball Team Preview and Prediction

Rodney Purvis looks to lead UConn back to top-25 status
Connecticut Huskies 2016-17 Basketball Team Preview and Prediction

UConn enters the 2016-17 basketball season as a bit of an unknown. The Huskies are stocked with talent and return five significant players from an NCAA Tournament team that won 25 games and earned the program’s first American Athletic Conference Tournament championship. But they are short on experience and need to plug some big holes after losing three of their four leading scorers and top two rebounders.

 

Eight of their 11 scholarship players are underclassmen, including five members of a top-10 nationally ranked recruiting class.

 

Gonzaga Bulldogs 2016-17 Basketball Team Preview and Prediction

Przemek Karnowski, high-profile transfers will continue NCAA Tournament streak
Gonzaga Bulldogs 2016-17 Basketball Team Preview and Prediction

Gonzaga has become a popular destination for transfers and international players, as demonstrated by former Kentucky Wildcat Kyle Wiltjer and Lithuanian Domantas Sabonis fueling last year’s run to the Sweet 16.

 

Those two are gone — Sabonis became the progam’s sixth first-round draft pick since 2002 — but the Zags remain stocked with quality transfers and imports.

 

Week 7 2016 NFL Picks: Challenge Athlon Sports Experts!

Think you can beat our writers and editors? Put your picks to the test
Week 7 2016 NFL Picks: Challenge Athlon Sports Experts!

The NFL is in full swing, and the competition off the field among fans is nearly as heated as the competition on the field on game day.

 

The Athlon Sports Pro Football Experts Club presented by New Era gives you the chance to compete with your friends and our experts each week.

 

Pac-12 Second-Half Predictions and Midseason Review

Athlon reviews the Pac-12 and looks ahead to the second half of 2016.
Pac-12 Second-Half Predictions and Midseason Review 2016

The halfway point of the 2016 Pac-12 season features a few different faces atop the standings. Washington – a team projected by most to break out this fall – is the Pac-12’s frontrunner through seven weeks and a legitimate playoff contender. The Huskies will be pushed for the North Division title by Washington State, as these two teams will meet on Nov. 25 in Pullman.

College Football's Post-Week 7 Bowl Projections

Where do teams stack up after Week 7?
College Football's Post-Week 7 Bowl Projections 2016

The first seven weeks of the college football season are in the books. And as expected, the 2016 season has already experienced some unexpected teams on the rise and on the decline.

Big Ten Second-Half Predictions and Midseason Review

Athlon reviews the Big Ten and looks ahead to the second half of 2016.
Big Ten Second-Half Predictions and Midseason Review 2016

Ohio State entered the 2016 with just six returning starters, but the Buckeyes quickly reloaded behind coach Urban Meyer and quarterback J.T. Barrett and hits the midpoint of the year as one of the favorites to win the national title. While the Buckeyes are considered the top team in the Big Ten, there isn't much separation to the No. 2 team - Michigan.

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